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Would you want to be a ‘frequent flyer’ of the NHS with Nicholson in charge?

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, Prof Sir Brian Jarman criticised the NHS for failing to use mortality data to improve safety in our hospitals.  There is media speculation that the failure to use this information could … Continue reading

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Grieving relatives slam Cameron

Cure the NHS, the organisation representing  grieving relatives in Mid Staffordshire and Patients First have sent a scathing letter to our beloved leader and Prime Minister, David Cameron.  It berates him for protecting NHS boss David Nicholson in the wake … Continue reading

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NHS lies to its own staff………?

Sometimes it’s gloss, other times it’s spin but on other occasions it’s downright lies.  That’s England’s NHS for you.  A management culture so dire that it’s full of cover-ups, fiddling of waiting lists and gagging of whistleblowers. This corrupt culture … Continue reading

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Underfunded, overstretched hospitals. But who gives a damn?

I am actually very, very angry today.  The Telegraph reports that analysis by the highly respected Prof Sir Brian Jarman shows that our hospitals in Lincolnshire have, over the period 2009 to 2012, the second highest level of ‘excessive’ deaths … Continue reading

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Worried about our hospitals – hmmmmm…. I think we should be

In the next few days the NHS will be rocked by the publication of the final report into the events at Mid Staffordshire.  The first report concluded that ‘there was an atmosphere in which front line staff and managers were … Continue reading

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